New Provincial Information Officer

New Provincial Information Officer

E. Comp Tony Reffold, the current Royal Arch Provincial Information Officer will be standing down in November, after four years’ service to the Province, and will be succeeded by E Comp Michael Gowland, a member of Royston Chapter No 4304. The Most Excellent Grand Superintendent, E Comp James Sharpley and other members of the Provincial Executive would like to sincerely thank E Comp Tony for his hard work and dedication over the last four years…

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E Comp R. Ian Groves – Certificate of Service to Royal Arch Masonry

E Comp R. Ian Groves – Certificate of Service to Royal Arch Masonry

On Thursday 10th August 2017, The Most Excellent Grand Superintendent, E Comp James Sharpley accompanied by the Deputy Grand Superintendent, E Comp David Hampton and E Comp Edward Miller had the pleasure and privilege to visit E Comp Ian Groves at his home in Bishops Stortford to present him with the Most Excellent Grand Superintendent’s Certificate of Service to Royal Arch Masonry in Hertfordshire. The delegation spent some time with E Comp Ian and his…

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Moorfields Eye To Eye Charity Walk

Moorfields Eye To Eye Charity Walk

E. Comp Terry Raymont and his wife Valerie completed a 4-mile walk from Moorfields Eye Hospital in City Road, London to the London Eye in horrendous weather but raised a magnificent sum of £675.00 in the process. This figure was further bolstered by a £200.00 donation from the Royal Arch Benevolent Fund. Whilst walking four miles might not seem a massive challenge to some, it should be noted that E Comp Terry has had Glaucoma…

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Herts Royal Arch Sunday Afternoon Tea Party 2017

Herts Royal Arch Sunday Afternoon Tea Party 2017

Herts Royal Arch Sunday Afternoon Tea Party, 25 th June 2017 81 Companions, friends and guests enjoyed a sumptuous tea, beautifully prepared and served at Mayflower Place, Hertingfordbury on Sunday 25 th June 2017, whilst being entertained by a superb guitarist, Jerry Harrison, all organised by E Comp Gary Sereno. The Most Excellent Grand Superintendent, James Sharpley thanked all those attending for their company before guests were invited to adjourn to the gardens of this…

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Annual Royal Arch Golf Day

Annual Royal Arch Golf Day

The Royal Arch Golf Day held at Redbourn Golf Club on Friday 30 th June 2017 was a huge success. The weather was very kind, the course was in excellent condition, the scores all round were outstandingly good, the evening meal – splendidly adorned by a number of glamorous "other half’s" – was delicious, the company and companionship was first class and entirely thanks to the attendee’s generosity with the raffle and auction, we were…

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Provincial Information Officer Vacancy

Provincial Information Officer Vacancy

Tony Reffold has been our Provincial Information Officer since November 2014 and in that time has served the Province well, in collating, editing and publishing media items of interest on the website and in the Provincial News Magazine. Unfortunately, owing to his changing roles within the Craft Province of Hertfordshire, he is unable to continue in his current role as Provincial Information Officer and therefore a VACANCY has arisen for this rewarding and demanding post….

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Tercentenary Jewel in Royal Arch Chapters

Tercentenary Jewel in Royal Arch Chapters

At the Annual Investiture Convocation of Supreme Grand Chapter on Thursday 27 th April 2017, the President of the Committee of General Purposes, E Comp Dr M. R. Aish announced that after much debate and many representations, the committee has decided to relax the rules regarding the wearing of the Tercentenary Jewel in Royal Arch Chapters. Therefore, with immediate effect, the Tercentenary Jewel is permitted to be worn by any Companion in any Royal Arch…

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Grand Rank Appointments and Promotions

Grand Rank Appointments and Promotions

The Most Excellent Grand Superintendent, E Comp James Sharpley is pleased to announce that the following Companions have been appointed to or promoted in Grand Rank: Alick Walter BURGE PAGDC Peter Ross COX PAGDC Colin TAYLOR PAGDC The following Companions are to be promoted from PAGDC to PGStB Roderick Ivor KENT through Hertfordshire Stanley Davison ANDERSON through MetGC Christopher FOXCROFT through MetGC The Most Excellent Grand Superintendent send his personal congratulations and best wishes to the Companions…

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Proving it’s never too late

Proving it’s never too late

Edmonton Latymer Chapter No5026, recently Exalted W Bro Trevor Tye into the Holy Royal Arch. This in itself wasn’t particularly remarkable but for the fact that W Bro Trevor had not joined any other order since he was initiated into Waltham Cross Lodge in 1959, in a joint ceremony with his cousin, W Bro Vernon Tye. Companion Trevor has taken to his new order with great passion and has started to study the connection between…

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STANSTEAD ABBOTTS CHAPTER No. 9085

STANSTEAD ABBOTTS CHAPTER No. 9085

On Thursday 6th October 2016 at 5pm at Mayflower Place, Hertingfordbury, Bro Graeme Rawlings was Exalted into the Holy Royal Arch by the Principals and Officers of the Stanstead Abbotts Chapter in a truly ‘Excellent’ manner! The meeting in the Temple was followed by a splendid Festive Board with good food and conversation, enjoyed by all who attended. The photo shows the Chapter’s 2nd Principal, E Comp Martin Walker, PPGSN, our newly Exalted Companion Graeme…

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